Misery on Elland Road
Leeds United slumped to their 18th lack of the season by the hands of a rampant Chelsea aspect. As early because the fourth minute, the match seemed to be taking a route all too acquainted to Leeds followers, when Mason Mount opened the scoring with a strong shot which flew previous Illan Meslier.
Chelsea added two extra targets within the second half to walk to a comfortable 3-0 victory, however Lampard singled out Mount for reward after the match.
“Brilliant for him, Chelsea did us a favour by getting that consequence, however now we have to do our factor to guarantee that we get previous this aspect of the road,
“I will send him a message of thanks later. Mason is a fantastic player, and I am happy that he is getting those goals because he is such a high-quality player, and it reflects the kind of player he is.” Lampard stated to Bein Sports after the sport.
Lampard has at all times rated the Chelsea academy product extremely, giving him his huge break on mortgage at Derby County in 2019, a transfer which might see the teenager explode onto the scene with 11 targets and 6 assists within the Championship.
When Lampard returned to Stamford Bridge, he once more gave the younger Englishman a key function within the aspect, which he took with each palms delivering 14 aim contributions in his first season beneath the Chelsea legend.
Everton survival probabilities
Finally out of the relegation scrap, Lampard might lastly replicate on the journey up to now, and he took the time to thank Everton followers for their unwavering assist because the Merseyside membership was confronted with an actual menace of relegation.
“The national media look at us and think we are a big story if we go down. We are a huge club with a huge history, and we have spent so much but Evertonians come here every week, and they know the size of the challenge on our hands, and we appreciate the support on all fronts because they push us to another level,” Lampard stated.
Speaking on his aspect’s possibilities of survival, Lampard stays optimistic however acknowledged that his forwards must contribute extra to the workforce.
“We are at Goodison and we’re enjoying towards good groups, however we simply must see ourselves with the identical angle and utility. From tonight, I believe we’d like extra zip from the boys up high.
“They have the talent, and they can produce and to win games, you need those guys to produce,” Lampard stated.
Everton proceed their quest for survival once they host Brentford of their subsequent match at Goodison Park on May 15.